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Restaurants in Langkawi cater to a wide range of culinary tastes from all over the world. From traditional Malay food to Thai favorites, from western dishes to Korean cuisine, you’ll find you’re never far away from a delicious meal in Langkawi. Here’s your guide to the best food on the island.

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10 Places

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10 Places

Restoran Siti Fatimah

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Wonderland Food Store

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Privilege Restaurant & Bar

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7Roof Restaurant

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Haroo+

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Nam at Bon Ton

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The Pavilion

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Melayu Malay Cuisine Restaurant

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The Brasserie

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Nasi Kandar Tomato

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Kirsty S's City Tips

  • If you enjoy your meal at small, family-run restaurants, it’ll be appreciated if you round up your bill and leave the change.
  • There is no public transport in Langkawi. The most convenient way of getting around is to rent a car or motorbike, although taxis are readily available in most places.
  • It’s not customary to tip in Malaysia, although the high levels of international tourism in Langkawi mean that some upscale restaurants often add a 10% service charge to the bill.
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    Restoran Siti Fatimah
    Restaurants (Asian, Malaysian)
    Kirsty S Says:

    For a delicious and traditional Malaysian lunch, head to Siti Fatimah’s where the food is served buffet style. Choose from spicy salads, delicious curries, grilled fish, and stir-fries, as well as nasi lemak and other Malay favorites. This place packs a punch, offering rich, strong flavors and surprisingly low prices.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Siti Fatimah can be found along Jalan Kampung Tok Senik, which is the road that leads to Kota Mahsuri.
    • This place can get rather crowded at lunch time so arrive early to avoid the rush.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #109 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    • Good and Reasonably Priced Malay Food 07/04/2017
    • We love it! 29/03/2017
    • Restoran Siti Fatimah
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$10
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    Wonderland Food Store
    Restaurants (Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    There’s nothing particularly fancy about dining at Wonderland, but for tasty Chinese-Malay style seafood in a relaxed setting, it’s a real gem. Popular with the locals, it’s an informal, open-air place where the food is fresh, cheap, and delicious.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Wonderland Food Store is situated just outside Kuah. To avoid the inevitable crowds it attracts, get there before 7pm.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Do not miss - tasty and value for money 28/04/2017
    • Unbelievable 27/04/2017
    • Wonderland Food Store
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    18:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Privilege Restaurant & Bar
    Restaurants (Malaysian)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    For a sophisticated dining experience try Privilege, which overlooks the harbor at Telaga. The flavors are subtle yet tasty and the great service and views make it a fantastic night out. (And I haven’t even mentioned the cocktails…)

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • Offering subtle yet balanced flavors, Privilege is a great option to ease you gently into the local cuisine, particularly if you’re somewhat spice-averse!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellento ! 28/04/2017
    • Decent enough food but expensive 24/04/2017
    • Privilege Restaurant & Bar
    Address:
    B8, 1st Floor, Perdana Quay, Telaga Harbour Park
    Pantai Kok
    Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 4-956 1188
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$20
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    14:00 - 23:00
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    7Roof Restaurant
    Restaurants (Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Seafood)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    Now known simply as The Roof Restaurant, this charming, rustic place serves a huge range of Chinese-Malay food and is a great spot for sampling fresh and flavorsome seafood dishes, including fried squid, crab, lobster, and a variety of different prawns.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • If you like strong flavors, try the chilli tiger prawns served with garlic sauce – you won’t regret it!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #67 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Hoping for better 11/04/2017
    • Average 30/03/2017
    • 7Roof Restaurant
    Address:
    Lot 1751
    Kampung Kuala Teriang
    Langkawi 07100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 4-955 7828
    Price range:
    US$0 - US$100
    Other:
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    Haroo+
    Restaurants (Asian, Korean)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    Located at the center of Kuah, Haroo+ is where to go for the best Korean food in town. The food is authentic and undeniably tasty, while the staff make you feel like one of the family from the moment you come through the door. If you’re a fan of Korean food (or are looking to try it) this place is not to be missed.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • There is another Haroo restaurant located in Cenang, not far from the beach.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lunch 19/04/2017
    • Love this place! 11/04/2017
    • Haroo+
    Address:
    no 75 Jalan Pandak Mayah 7
    Kuah, Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 12-514 0049
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 - 22:00
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    Nam at Bon Ton
    Restaurants (Asian, Malaysian)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    Part of the Bon Ton Resort, Nam provides a beautiful and peaceful setting for dinner. The menu has been well thought out, with plenty of vegetarian options, and the food is tasty and of a high standard.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • I’d recommend booking ahead during peak season as Nam can get rather busy.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #22 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good picturesque place for lunch 18/04/2017
    • Very disappointing 12/04/2017
    • Nam at Bon Ton
    Address:
    Jalan Pantai Cenang
    Bon Ton Resort
    Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 4-955 3643
    Price range:
    US$0 - US$50
    Other:
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    The Pavilion
    Restaurants (Asian, Thai)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    The Pavilion is a Thai restaurant belonging to the Datai resort. From the unique setting perched in a rainforest canopy, here you can feast on classic Thai cuisine while taking in the beautiful surroundings against the flickering of candlelight.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    Tips
    • If you’re looking for a romantic night out, The Pavilion is unlikely to disappoint. Book ahead, just in case.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #21 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Really good Thai food 23/04/2017
    • Seafood menu 21/04/2017
    • The Pavilion
    Address:
    Jalan Teluk Datai
    Jalan Teluk Datai
    Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    6049500500
    Price range:
    US$15 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    18:30 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Melayu Malay Cuisine Restaurant
    Restaurants (Asian, Malaysian)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    Just a short walk from the Frangipani Hotel in Tengah, Melayu Malay serves up no-frills, tasty, and authentic Malaysian dishes at incredibly reasonable prices. If you’re on a budget but don’t want to compromise on taste, head to Melayu Malay.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • This restaurant doesn’t have an alcohol license but staff seem happy for you to bring your own for no extra corkage charge.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #40 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent fresh tasty food! 23/04/2017
    • Lovely authentic cuisine 22/04/2017
    • Melayu Malay Cuisine Restaurant
    Address:
    Jalan Teluk Baru
    Pantai Tengah
    Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 4-955 3075
    Other:
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    The Brasserie
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    The Brasserie is a classy, al-fresco affair, with beautiful views of Cenang Beach. It has on-the-beach seating, along with a covered outdoor section and further seating indoors. It serves delicious western dishes with plenty of Mediterranean-inspired offerings. Overall, the food, the service, and the setting is all top-notch.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Beach Goer
    Tips
    • I’d recommend The Brasserie’s three-course set menu, which offers fantastic value for money.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Classy :) 09/04/2017
    • Classy and delicious 10/01/2017
    • The Brasserie
    Address:
    27 a Jalan Pantai Cenang
    Pantai Cenang, Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 4-955 1927
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$30
    Other:
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    Nasi Kandar Tomato
    Restaurants (Indian, Asian, Malaysian)
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    Kirsty S Says:

    For a taste of India while in Langkawi, head to Tomato for Indian/Malay curries and an assortment of other tasty Indian treats. Along with great food, Tomato is easy on the budget and seems to be open all hours, so you can get your fix of Indian food whatever the time of day or night!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Nasi Kandar Tomato is located in the Pantai Cenang area.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #43 of 337 restaurants in Langkawi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Avoid at all costs 28/04/2017
    • Ok for a cheap meal 25/04/2017
    • Nasi Kandar Tomato
    Address:
    Jalan Pantai Chenang
    Langkawi 07000
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 4-953 2828
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$10
    Other:
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